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Using his Emmy to dial the number, Colbert phoned up his vanquished opponent,
But Stewart wasn't willing to take the bait. "Stephen Colbert, I couldn't be happier for you," he declared.
"No, Jon, you're not. Your historic streak has been snapped by me," Colbert insisted, but, in spite of the goading, Stewart refused to be angry about the loss.
In fact, he gleefully pointed out that, as an executive producer on "The Colbert Report," it means that his winning streak is not yet over.
"Damn you!" Colbert screamed, shaking his Emmy with rage.
Kidding aside, it was a touching and very apt way for Stewart to acknowledge "The Colbert Report's" much-deserved win. If only everyone in showbiz got along so well.